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Theft From Fire Station Lands Woman In Jail

Theft From Fire Station Lands Woman In Jail

A Cameron Park woman was booked into the Calaveras County jail on charges of burglary Saturday. According to the Calaveras Sheriff’s office, the Calaveras Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a Murphys Fire Captain, who stated he observed a female in possession of stolen items from the Fire Department.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted Charlotte Nicole Edwards.  Edwards gave a false name to the deputies and initially told them she was there to do some landscaping around the buildings.  During the investigation, deputies learned the woman had entered the garage where fire apparatus are parked, The main station building, and several vehicles, including an ambulance.  Edwards was found to have items on her person and staged several items around the property to steal; however, the fire captain interrupted her efforts.  The items included weed eaters, a leaf blower, food, sunglasses, extension cord, and other miscellaneous items. Edwards was arrested at the scene and booked into the Calaveras County Jail for Burglary, Tampering with a Vehicle and Giving False Identification to avoid Prosecution. She is being held in the county jail with a bail of $20,000.00.

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